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TEF AND TEFAQ CERTIFICATES

The Alliance Française is the only center in Washington that offers the TEF (Test d’Evaluation de Français) and its variants, the TEFAQ (Test d’évaluation de français adapté au Québec), the TEF Canada, and TEF ANF (pour accès à la nationalité française). The TEF is a widely recognized exam offered by the Paris Chamber of Commerce (CCIP) and serves as legitimate proof of fluency. The AFDC gives the electronic versions of these exams.

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TEF

The TEF includes one required section and two options:

Multiple Choice (required)

Optional Sections

Candidates may add either speaking, writing, or both as needed.

TEF ANF

The TEF pour accès à la nationalité française consists of two required sections:

TEFAQ and TEF Canada

The TEFAQ and TEF Canada consist of four sections:

TEFAQ candidates may register for the full exam, for oral sections only, or for a single section.
TEF Canada candidates must take all four sections.

EXAM DATES AND REGISTRATION

2018/2019 TEF Exam dates

Registration starts

Registration ends

Friday, October 19, 2018 FULL! 

August 20, 2018

October 5, 2018

Friday, November 16, 2018 FULL! 

August 20, 2018

November 2, 2018

Friday, January 18, 2019

September 24, 2018

January 8, 2019 

Friday, February 15, 2019

November 16, 2018

February 1, 2019

Friday, March 15, 2019

December 14, 2018

March 1, 2019

Friday, April 12, 2019

January 11, 2019

March 29, 2019

Friday, May 10, 2019

February 8, 2019

April 26, 2019

Friday, June 14, 2019

March 15, 2019

May 31, 2019

There will be no TEF sessions in July and August.

Please note that the AFDC reserves the right to close registrations early if we reach maximum capacity before the deadline. You may email certifications@francedc.org to be placed on a waiting list in this case. Similarly, a testing session may be cancelled if there are fewer than 3 participants. If this happens, we can move your registration to the next session. No refunds or credits will be issued if a registered candidate misses an exam session.

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EXAM FEES

EXAM

GENERAL PUBLIC

AFDC  MEMBER

TEF (multiple choice only)

$220

$210

TEF (multiple choice and oral)

$310

$300

TEF (multiple choice and writing)

$310

$300

TEF (full exam)

$350

$340

TEF ANF

$180

$170

TEF Canada

$330

$310

TEFAQ (full exam)

$330

$310

TEFAQ (listening and speaking)

$180

$170

TEFAQ (any single section)

$90

no discount

Duplicate attestation*

$20

no discount

*Duplicate attestations must be ordered at the time of registration.

All fees must be paid in full at time of registration. 

Exam fees are not refundable after the registration deadline. In case of withdrawal before the registration deadline, a $25 fee will be applied. 

Results

The CCIP delivers a certificate that rates the candidate’s quantitative and qualitative performance and provides an analysis of results. Results are normally available 4-6 weeks after the exam and are valid for two years.

Resources

Visit the CCIP website – TEF exam information & Preparation.
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